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Dr. Laurence Banks, Director General of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) in a discussion with Dr. Damaris Matoke from KEMRI’s Center for Biotechnology Research (CBRD) when he visited KEMRI on 5th, August 2019

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KEMRI delegation that attended research administration benchmarking meeting at the Medical Research Council in Cape Town, South Africa lead by Member of the KEMRI Board of Management, Dr. Naomi Mutea and Director in charge of Research Development, Prof. Sam Kariuki. Others are, Dr. Evans Amukoye, Mr. Anthony Wachira and Mr. Enock Kebenei with their hosts from MRC led by Prof Richard Gordon, the Executive Director Grants, Innovation and Product Development on 25th July 2019.

Participants of the CBEC-KEMRI Bioethics Training Initiative in a group photograph with Director General, KEMRI, Prof. Yeri Kombe, KEMRI Graduate School, Director, Prof. Elijah Sangok, CBEC-KEMRI Programme Director, Prof. Elizabeth Bukusi among others. The five-day skills workshop is a collaboration between the Center of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC) of Karachi, Pakistan and KEMRI and brought together over 40 participants from diverse professional backgrounds in human health on increasing capacity in research methodology and leveraging on the strengths of partner institutions for a robust well-rounded skills.

Prof. Yeri Kombe addressing the YEARS delegates at the KEMRI headquarters.
The Kenyan Chapter of the Young East African Research Scientists (YEARS), has been launched. The YEARS, an East African Health and Research Commission (EAHRC) initiative, was officially flagged off during a day long ceremony on 28th of June, 2019 at the Kenya Medical Research Institute’s Training Center.

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The Third Country Training Program, scheduled for September 30th- October 26th,2019 KEMRI, Nairobi.

KASH Conference 2019

Prof. Sam Kariuki talking about KEMRI Annual Scientific & Health Conference 2019.

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KEMRI Human DNA Identification Laboratory offers DNA testing services in the area of family relationship testing and Forensic DNA Testing. Read More